Congressman Donald Norcross

Representing the 1st District of New Jersey
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South Jersey Shutdown Services

Our office is always working for you, and if you need assitance during the government shutdown you can call our District Office at (856) 427-7000.

Additionally, we've put together this page with information from various organizations that can help.

Quick Links:

Office of Personnel Management Assistance

By visiting the below websites, federal workers can find information and Q&As pertaining to their specific agency's plans and overall guidance.

Do you need a letter for a creditor or mortgage company? 

Local Food Banks & Pantries

The Food Bank of South Jersey is helping provide food for federal workers and their families during the shutdown. Visit their website, or call 856-662-4884 to see how they can help you.

You can also visit Touch New Jersey, based in Camden, for food and resources.

Counties in the First Distrct are also offering assistance in finding a food pantry close to you. Please select your county below to find local food pantries:

Financial Assistance

Many financial institutions have updated their terms and conditions for individuals and families impacted by the government shutdown. Please select your financial institution to learn more:

Restaurants & Businesses

Throughout South Jersey, many restaurants and business are opening their doors to federal employees and/or offering special deals. 

Please visit The Courier Post's website to peruse the establishments in our area that are helping furloughed workers. 


New Jersey-Specific Resources

NJ 2-1-1 is a free, confidential, multilingual information and referral service that connects people in need to resources that may help. Furloughed federal employees and government contractors in need of social services can call 2-1-1 to get help.

Click here for 2-1-1's page with resources on the government shutdown, including information on SNAP, unemployment benefits and utility assistance.